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AFCON 2017: Cameroun beat Ghana to book a date with Egypt in final

The Indomitable Lions of Cameroon on Thursday beat Ghana’s Black Stars 2-0 to book a place in Sunday’s final match of the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Gabon where they will face Egypt. Michael Ngadeu and Christian Bassogog ...

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Essam El-Hadar saves two penalties to send Egypt to 2017 AFCON final

Egypt have qualified for the final of the Africa Cup of Nations after securing a 4-3 penalty win over Burkina Faso in the first of the semifinal games played on Wednesday. Veteran goalkeeper Essam El-Hadar was the hero for the ...

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Manchester United held as City embarrass West Ham

Manchester City on Wednesday thrashed West Ham United 4-0 in a week 23 encounter of the English Premier League (EPL). The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Gabriel Jesus scored his first Manchester City goal as they tore West ...

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Chelsea Legend Frank Lampard retires from football

Arguably one of Chelsea’s greatest, 38-year-old Frank Lampard has announced his retirement from football “after 21 incredible years.” Lampard retires with 106 England caps and scored more than 300 career goals – 211 of them during a 13-year spell with ...

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Mourinho confirms Schweinsteiger’s stay, to be included in Europa League squad

Manchester United Manager, Jose Mourinho has confirmed Bastian Schweinsteiger will be staying at Manchester United and will be added to their Europa League squad. The 32-year-old Germany made his first start of the season in the 4-0 thrashing of Wigan ...

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Marseille confirm signing of £25m Dimitri Payet from West Ham

French Ligue 1 club, Marseille have announced the signing of Dimitri Payet from West Ham for a fee of £25 million. The club confirmed Payet has signed a four-year contract and he will be officially unveiled at a press conference ...

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Nigeria’s Sports Minister, Dalung, loses wife

Solomon Dalung, Nigeria’s Minister for Youth and Sports in a statement announced the death of his wife, Briskila Dalung. She died in the early hours of Sunday after a brief illness. Her death which was announced on the Facebook page ...

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Serena Williams beats Venus Williams to win Australian Open and set record

Serena Williams overcame her older sister Venus to claim a 23rd Grand Slam title with a 6-4 6-4 victory in the Australian Open final. The 35-year-old became the oldest female Grand Slam champion in history and moved clear of Steffi ...

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Barca thrash Sociedad to reach a seventh consecutive Copa del Rey semi-finals

Former Manchester City player Denis Suarez produced two wonderful finishes as holders FC Barcelona reached the Copa del Rey semi-finals with a 6-2 aggregate win over Real Sociedad. Leading 1-0 from the first leg, Suarez doubled the lead with a ...

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Williams sisters to battle at Australian Open final

Serena Williams is set to play her sister Venus in the Australian Open final on Saturday. The 22 Grand Slam winner dismissed her Croatian opponent Mirjana Lucic-Baroni 6-2 6-1 to join her sister who had earlier come from a set ...

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